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Denver Events

Find Denver-area activities for kids in our event calendar!  

New feature: You may now add your own family-friendly event to our calendar below for free! Please no fundraisers, camps, or ongoing events (longer than a week).  Only two listings per organization per month. Events must be geared to families or will not be approved. 

Mar
24
Fri
Spring Break @ Denver Art Museum
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm

Spring into family fun at the Denver Art Museum during Spring Break! The Costume Studio, in-gallery Create-n-Takes and the Family Activity Cart are open every day of Spring Break, and special performances of the family play Art Emergency 2: Code Redder are scheduled for March 21–31, Tuesday–Friday. Kids 18 and under receive FREE general admission every day.

Families can also journey into the Star Wars™ universe at Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume. A special exhibition ticket is required (advance purchase recommended), and tickets are only $5 for youth 6–18 years old and free for youth 0–5. For more information about Spring Break, visit denverartmuseum.org.

Mar
29
Wed
Fairy & Gnome Home
Mar 29 @ 1:30 pm – Mar 31 @ 3:30 pm

Create a fairy or gnome using wooden spools and then build each fairy or gnome a unique house to live in. In this craft we use fabric, wallpaper, and many more fun and unique materials. This workshop is great for younger kids to do with an adult and is also fun for older kids to rediscover their imagination!

Reservations are required and must be made through eventbrite no later than 2 days prior to event. The workshop can be purchased as a birthday party or scout outing if ample room remains.

Parenting the Love and Logic Way @ Parker Recreation Center
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This enrichment course for parents with school-age children provides practical tools and techniques that help adults achieve respectful, healthy relationships with their children and help them prepare their kids for the real world. The approach uses humor, hope and empathy to build up the adult-child relationship, emphasizing respect and dignity both for children and adults. We will cover putting an end to arguing, teaching responsibility without losing love, setting limits without waging war, avoiding power-struggles, guiding kids to own and solve their problems and teaching kids to complete chores without reminders or pay! Through laughs and thought-provoking discussions, this class will help parents build healthy, nurturing relationships with their kids that will last a lifetime! Childcare is available through the Recreation Center.

Mar
31
Fri
Boulder Arts Week @ Boulder
Mar 31 @ 9:15 am – Apr 8 @ 4:00 pm

The 4th Annual Boulder Arts Week will take place March 31-April 8, 2017, at locations all over the City of Boulder! Boulder Arts Week is Boulder’s only large-scale, inclusive celebration of our community’s vibrant arts and cultural offerings. This citywide event highlights Boulder’s distinguished arts and cultural programming and includes art walks, First Friday, exhibitions, performances, dance, music, theatre, artist demonstrations, lectures, readings, workshops, and symposia.

The Vintage Whites Market @ National Western Complex
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm

Do you LOVE vintage? Come to our event to shop over 100+ vendors from in and out of Colorado — all in ONE place! Architectural salvage, shabby chic, vintage industrial…you name it! Our vendors range from true vintage and antique to repurposed and trendy vintage-inspired handmade merchandise! We also have LIVE music, food, coffee, artisan workshops, a fashion show and MORE!

kids 12 and under are free

Family Tour @ Clyfford Still Museum
Mar 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy an art adventure designed for the whole family! Family Tours are full of games, art making and close looking in the galleries. Our professional team of gallery teachers leads these tours designed for the young (ages 5 to 10) and young at heart. Each child must be accompanied by at least one adult. Maximum two adults per child.

Boulder Bach Festival Performance @ Wow! Children's Museum
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a fun and interactive classical music performance by the musicians of the Boulder Bach Festival! Boulder Bach Festival celebrates the music of Johann Sebastian Bach by providing high quality performances and educational opportunities.

The Little Mermaid @ June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 2 @ 8:30 pm

Colorado Ballet will close out its 2016-2017 season with the children’s classic The Little Mermaid, with choreography by Tony Award nominated choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett and original music by composer Michael Moricz. The score includes narration and lyrics with the music to enhance the telling of the story. The Little Mermaid is perfect for families and anyone who enjoys a classic love story. The colorful costumes, vigorous dancing and entertaining musical score will entertain audiences of all ages. This production will also open with a special performance of Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1, choreographed by Clark Tippet featuring a vibrant violin ensemble composed by Max Bruch.

Apr
1
Sat
Free Day @ Denver Art Museum
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

General admission is free on the first Saturday of the month thanks to Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).

Easter Limited Edition Event @ Bloom Portraits
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

This event will feature LIVE BABY CHICKS that your little ones will be pictured with!

What’s Included:
*15 minute photoshoot with same day online ordering
*Designed Easter Themed sets in our Studio
*Treats and goodies to enjoy after your shoot
*Up to 50% off our regular priced prints, digitals and art products

By 5pm the day of the event you will receive a website where you will be able to order discounted prints, digitals and art products. RSVPs are limited and will go fast!

Kite Festival @ Barr Lake State Park
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Saturday, April 1st from 10:00am-1:00pm
Get a FREE kite sponsored by the Friends of Barr Lake. Check out other kites and meet experts from other kite clubs. Please RSVP 303-659-6005 so we have enough for all participants.

Repticon Denver Reptile and Exotic Animal Show
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm

Repticon Denver is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!

Hours:
Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am)
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)